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I would like to change the way nautilus mounts my shared windows folders.

Currently the path to my shared folder is:

/run/user/1000/gvfs/smb-share:server=some.cool.server,share=someshare/path/to/my/files

But for some programs having ., ,, : and = in the filename isn't cool.

Thus I would like to change the mount point such that my path would be more along the lines of

/run/user/1000/gvfs/someshare/path/to/my/files

Is this possible?

I've asked questions on stackoverflow and The mathworks forum on how to use the program with the standard gvfs path

  • If you want other location, use mount command or fstab file to mount Samba shares. Or simply quote the path to use it in programs, than you have no issues. You could also create symbolic links. In general, I think you should stick with the path that gvfs provides and rather ask a question on how to use that path with a program you're having problems with. – RoVo Oct 24 '18 at 15:20
  • @RoVo I would much rather keep the path gvfs provided, And I have asked questions on how to use the program with them. This is more of a "Second hand solution" – Thorbjørn E. K. Christensen Oct 24 '18 at 15:35

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